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Packages
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Packages free download for Mac

Packages for Mac1.2.9

08 May 2020

Create distribution and installation packages.

What is Packages for Mac

Packages lets you create distribution and installation packages.

Who is it for?

Well, imagine you are a software developer who just completed a project and it's time to work on shipping it. Or you are an administrator and you need to deploy a plugin on the Mac computers of your network. Whenever you need to create an installation package or distribution for Mac OS X 10.5 or later, Packages is the powerful and flexible solution you're looking for.

With Packages, you can define which applications, bundles, documents or folders should be part of the payload of your installation packages and where they should be installed. You can even set what the owner, group or permissions of the payload items should be upon installation. And if you need to also install an existing package, just import it so that it can be added to your distribution.

Presentation Editor

With its WYSIWYG editor, Packages lets you set and localize the customizable panes of your distributions. Checking how your distribution looks like in different languages has never been so easy. You can even add Installer plugins to your distribution.

What's new in Packages

Version 1.2.9:
Enhancements:
  • Updated the CPU requirements UI to take into account new possible CPU configurations.
  • Updated the RAM requirements UI to take into account new possible RAM configurations.
  • Better support for Catalina/Mojave OS version numbers in the OS requirements UI.
  • Services Users and Groups are now hidden by default. They can be displayed through an option in the Files preferences pane.
Fixed:
  • An offset was incorrectly computed when preserving extended attributes and the com.apple.FinderInfo attribute was MIA.
  • The identifier setter option of packagesutil was not working correctly. Thanks to v-sypayr for the report and investigation.
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Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
May 9 2020
1.2.9
5.0
May 9 2020
5.0
Version: 1.2.9
Critical tool for all software engineers and IT shops. What Apple should have provided...
Madmacmad
Madmacmad
Mar 3 2020
1.2.8
5.0
Mar 3 2020
5.0
Version: 1.2.8
works perfect for us indie dev's.... much respect & many many thx Stéphane Sudre !!! without this great tool it would be a horror to do this all by hand and Terminal... works perfect here with pre and post scripts ... notarization ad signing is a breeze ... thank you so much!!! there is nothing like this out... nor did Apple make a tool like these to help us... much respect Stéphane Sudre Apple should pay you!
sreeja-g
sreeja-g
Feb 7 2018
1.2.1
0.0
Feb 7 2018
0.0
Version: 1.2.1
I can't run a Pre script with this package. Shows error Don't run as root.
pant-poorti
pant-poorti
Oct 24 2017
1.2
4.5
Oct 24 2017
4.5
Version: 1.2
I was working on OS X 10.10 on Packages. Was completely satisfied with it. Have been unable to download the update when I upgraded to 10.13. The URL seems to be blocked in India. Any other way I can download?
MacParc
MacParc
Oct 6 2017
1.2
5.0
Oct 6 2017
5.0
Version: 1.2
All (previous) versions worked fine and the developer is very responsive and helpful.
tpathmakumaryahoo-com9384
tpathmakumaryahoo-com9384
Apr 17 2017
1.1.3
5.0
Apr 17 2017
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
How do I put app on the Launch Pad? Otherwise it is a fabulous program. Thank YOu
apoorva-rarefriend
apoorva-rarefriend
Sep 7 2015
1.1.2
0.0
Sep 7 2015
0.0
Version: 1.1.2
Is there a user documentation for this Packages? I could successfully build a .pkg installer with this app. But im unable to sign it with the certificate. It fails during `Configuring Installation` step. Is there any steps to debug or fix it?
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
Nov 22 2014
1.1.1
0.0
Nov 22 2014
0.0
Version: 1.1.1
Can you use Packages to modify a preexisting (open source) package? Or do you always have to recreate from scratch?
MacParc
MacParc
Jul 30 2014
1.1.1
5.0
Jul 30 2014
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
Great app especially for (signed) distributions and a very responsive developer in case of questions/issues. Christian Buerli [macfix.de]
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Jun 27 2013
1.1.1
5.0
Jun 27 2013
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
Seriously, how can such great software be free while a good amount of expensive commercial software is garbage? Two package tools that are absolutely indispensable this one and Pacifist. There needs to be a paypal link for donations for this bad-boy!
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
Jan 23 2013
1.1.1
4.5
Jan 23 2013
4.5
Version: 1.1.1
Excellent application, I wish JAMF would buy this! :) Don
Philip-Petev
Philip-Petev
Oct 31 2012
1.1.1
4.5
Oct 31 2012
4.5
Version: 1.1.1
Can anyone tell me how to set up the dependencies between the packages inside the metapackage? I set one package to be selected if other is selected, but in the compiled package nothing is happening. Is this Dependencies Editor working at all?
Slimjids
Slimjids
Apr 27 2012
1.1
0.0
Apr 27 2012
0.0
Version: 1.1
I keep getting ''The operation couldn’t be completed. (com.apple.installer.pagecontroller error -1.)'' after i try to run packages that i've built.The Only way it seems to go away, is if i create a new project in a different directory and start fresh.This has happened twice so i'm back to iceberg.
sjk
sjk
Dec 24 2010
1.0.3
0.0
Dec 24 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
No WHAT'S NEW at MU (yet); release notes are here: http://s.sudre.free.fr/Software/Packages/release_notes.html
Guest
Guest
Aug 8 2010
1.0.1
0.0
Aug 8 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
The installer installs all the bits but the application itself. iMac Intel 10.6.4
Moocan
Moocan
Jul 15 2010
1.0
0.0
Jul 15 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0
Packages is so easy to use and very useful. Great tool. Thanks to dev for making this for free. 1 - just have a little trouble with adding reference to a standard folder as /System/Library/CoreServices (without all files in it) in the same way to the /System/Library/Extensions. 2- does not seems to save payload default destination. always reset to / when project is opened. This is maybe due to a bad use by me !
mistacabbage
mistacabbage
Jul 15 2010
1.0
0.0
Jul 15 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0
Does this mean Iceberg is dead?
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4.8
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.8.0 or later
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